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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Catchafire platform

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Capacity Building in Action

When it comes to supporting nonprofits, funding is often just one possibility. Over 160 Boston Foundation grantees have leveraged our partnership with Catchafire to find capacity-building support.

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Seasons of change

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A season of change

Losing talented colleagues isn't fun, but it's also a reason to celebrate. Vice President for Programs Orlando Watkins highlights four Boston Foundation staff who are setting out on new, well-earned journeys in noteworthy roles.

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The Boston Globe

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Building the New Boston through corporate diversity

In an opinion piece in the Boston Globe, Carol Fulp and Marcy Reed, the president and chair of The Partnership, highlight Boston Foundation research in highlighting the impact of diversity on the future economic success of Greater Boston.

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In the Media

A Taste of Ethnic Boston: Sweet Teez Bakery

Ahead of the 6th Taste of Ethnic Boston on July 30, Jen Faigel, Executive Director of Commonwealth Kitchen, and Teresa Maynard, founder of Sweet Teez Bakery appeared on WCVB's CityLine to share their story and preview the Festival.

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Allston-Brighton schools to receive arts expansion grants

To date, donors including the Barr Foundation, the Boston Foundation, The Klarman Family Foundation and Linde Family Foundation have committed funds to ensure all pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students receive weekly year-long arts instruction and that 100% of BPS high school graduates meet the Massachusetts Core Curriculum graduation recommendation of one year of arts instruction.

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TBF News: Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of TBF NEWS features a look at a new innovative effort to scale workforce development for a new generation of workers, as well as stories on youth fitness, and a community college program that's making a difference for hundreds of immigrants seeking to use their education abroad here in the U.S.

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